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  1. Arab workers need a minimum of income protection, says ILO

    17 September 2012

    Governments could lift millions out of poverty by adopting more coherent and inclusive minimum wage setting policies, the ILO will tell participants at the “Regional Tripartite Meeting on Wage Policies in the Arab Countries” which opens in Amman on Monday (September 17).

  2. Internships: Head start or labour trap?

    22 August 2012

    Internships can provide valuable work experience to young people. But as they become more common, so does the risk of abuse, especially during economic downturns. ILO News looks at the benefits and drawbacks of this practice.

  3. Time for Arabs to live up to their call for social justice by protecting vulnerable workers

    15 August 2012

    Which Arab country will be the first to ratify the Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers?

  4. ILO Director-General's message on the occasion of International Youth Day 2012

    12 August 2012

  5. ILO Director-General's message for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2012

    09 August 2012

    "Indigenous media, Empowering indigenous voices" – the theme of this year’s observance is a reminder that the voice and participation of indigenous and tribal peoples are indispensable in shaping a future that respects their dignity. The plight of many of the world’s indigenous and tribal women and men testifies to the urgency of the need.

  6. "Cooperative enterprises build a better world" - Statement by ILO Director-General

    06 July 2012

    Message by Juan Somavia, Director-General of the ILO, on the occasion of the 90th ICA International Co-operative Day and the 18th UN International Day of Cooperatives.

  7. Enhancing NGO and Media Engagement in the Campaign for Migrant Domestic Workers

    19 June 2012

    In the context of the EU-funded project “Action Programme for Promoting the Rights of Women Migrant Domestic Workers/PROWD,” the International Labour Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States (ILO-ROAS) is convening a three-day workshopon enhancing NGO engagement in the campaign for migrant domestic workers rights.

  8. National Conference on Establishment of a Social Protection Floor in Jordan

    31 May 2012

    The International Labour Organization and the Social Security Corporation in Jordan organized in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO a national conference on the establishment of a social protection floor in Jordan on Tuesday May 29, 2012, in Amman.

  9. National Conference on Establishment of a Social Protection Floor in Jordan

    28 May 2012

    TA one-day tripartite national conference on the establishment of a social protection floor in Jordan will be organized jointly by the International Labour Organization and the Jordanian Social Security Corporation, in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO, on Tuesday May 29, 2012, at the Social Security Corporation premises (Amman, Mecca Street), with the objective to assist the Government of Jordan in the progressive extension of social protection measures through introducing the Social Protection Floor Initiative.

  10. Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2012

    25 April 2012

    In his message for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, celebrated 28 April of each year, the ILO Director General reiterated the need to focus on the promotion of safer and healthier workplaces in the transition to a greener economy.